1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Rogers

John Hamilton Reynolds, in "Pilgrimage of Living Poets to the Stream of Castaly" The Champion (7 April 1816) 110.



Then [at the Castalian Stream] appeared ROGERS with a glass in his hand, which, from the cypher engraved thereon, had evidently once belonged to Oliver Goldsmith. He caught but a few drops, and these he meant to make the most of, by mingling them with common water.